The Board ofEducation, its officers and employees, shall not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicanton the basis of race, color, national origin,creed, religion, marital status, sex, age or disability.


    This policyof nondiscrimination includes:  access byall students to educational programs, counseling services forstudents, course offerings, and student activities; as wellas recruitment and appointment of employees and employmentpay, benefits, advancement and/or terminations.


                                        The Boardauthorizes the Superintendent of Schools to establish such rules,

                            regulations andprocedures necessary to implement and maintain this policy.


                            Cross-ref:        5311.3, Student Complaints and Grievances

                                                    9110,  Equal Employment Opportunity

                                                    9140.1,  Staff Complaints and Grievances


                            Ref:     Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 USC12133

                                        Civil RightsAct of 1964,  Title VI,  42 USC 2000C-d

                                        Civil RightsAct of 1964,  Title VII,  42 USC 2000C-e

                                        ExecutiveOrder 11246, as amended by E.O.11375 Equal Pay Act, as

                                        amendedby the Education Amendments of 1972

                                        Title IX,Education Amendments of 1972, 20 USC 1681

                                        RehabilitationAct of 1973 504,29 USC 794

                                        Educationfor All Handicapped Children Act of 1975


    Adoption date:   September, 1997    

                            BOEreview date:  February, 2009

                            Next BOE review date:  February, 2014